Atlanta’s beauty industry is on the rise, so it’s no wonder the city is the next stop for The Makeup Show, a traveling beauty event open to both pros and the public. So whether you’re a seasoned artist, an amateur dabbler, or just want some discounted cosmetics, here are four reasons to hit up The Makeup Show Atlanta Pop-Up Shop this weekend.
Get top beauty brands at great prices. Over 40 beauty brands, including Make Up For Ever, Nars Cosmetics, Crown Brush, Kevyn Aucoin, Alcone, Embryolisse, BeBe & Bella, Static Nails, Senna Cosmetics, and more will offer steep product discounts to all attendees.
Celeb makeup artists share local Atlanta stories. Celebrity makeup artists AJ Crimson and James Vincent will share their stories of going from department store counters in Buckhead and boutiques in Little Five Points to international careers with high-profile clients. Some of AJ’s clients include Fergie, Missy Elliot, and Angela Bassett. James’ clients include Liv Tyler, Lady Gaga, and Halle Berry.
“Kit Focus”: Saturday, June 18 11:15–12 p.m., hosted by James Vincent
“Beat to Perfection”: Saturday, June 18, 3:15–4 p.m., hosted by AJ Crimson
Beyoncé’s makeup artist spills beauty secrets. Aretha, Whitney, Beyoncé, oh my—these are just a few of the clients that have helped distinguish Reggie Wells as a legend in the world of makeup. He is a master artist who broke color barriers and has broken records in the business, having created looks for entire issues of Essence and over 200 covers of O magazine.
His seminar, entitled, “Facelology: The Art of Makeup,” is Sunday, June 19, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Participate in hands-on workshops. Looking to improve your brush skills? Want to know how to contour? Workshops include Makeup for Photography, Fundamentals of Complexion and Contour, and Emphasize Eyes.
The Makeup Show Atlanta Pop-Up Shop is Saturday, June 18, 11a.m.–6 p.m. and Sunday, June 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m at the Westin Buckhead, 3391 Peachtree Road. One-day tickets are $28, two-day tickets are $44; available at themakeupshow.com/atl-pop-up/.